BUSAN, South Korea — A photo exhibition that captures the beautiful nature, customs and way of life in Korea, the United States and Japan will be held from May 16 to 23 at BS Busan Bank Art Gallery (near Gwangbok Road). The Korea-U.S.-Japan International Photo Exchange Exhibition, organized by the Busan International Photo Exchange Association, Tsushima Photo Association and the Southern California Photographers Association, will showcase 80 photos by 72 artists.
The Korean photographic works include 30 photographs depicting traditional hak chum (crane dance) performed on a flower meadow, pungmulnori (traditional music and dance performance), buchae chum (fan dance) and the lotus lantern festival of Samkwangsa Temple and showing autumn glory.
The U.S.’s photographic works include 20 photos depicting the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, street musicians and other Americana sights. Japan’s photographic works include 30 photos of regional festivals and scenery, including white cherry blossoms local to Japan.
An official of the Busan International Photo Exchange Association said, Japan, Korea and the U.S. are close yet far, similar but different, and this exhibition will present the marvelous scenery and customs of the three countries.
Getting there: Go to exit 1 of Nampo-dong Station, Metro line 1, and walk toward Daecheongro for 10 minutes. The gallery is located on the second floor of Busan Bank’s Sinchang branch.
Information: Busan International Photo Exchange Association (051-240-2005)
? Period: May 16-23, 2013
? Venue: BS Busan Bank Gallery
? Free admission
? Opening Hours: 11am-6pm
? For more info.: (051)240-2005
Source: Busan City News